1.    01 Oct 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Windows 10 Optional Updates not downloading/showing

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    I've been facing this issue lately on this new OS.
    Previously on W7 & W8 the updates categorized into 2 column (Important & Optional) where we can select the updates individually and download/install. This way I can get some optional drivers for memory card, printers & etc.

    I couldn't find this option in W10. I choose to ignore it but my antivirus keep notifying me that optional downloads are available. I did click the "Run System Updates" but it navigates to System > Update & Security > Message and shows "System is up to date".

    Sometimes it only updates the critical updates. The rest (Recommended & Optional) ignored/not notified on windows updates.
    Anyone facing this issue? Able to solve? Please help.
    Last edited by samjo511; 02 Nov 2015 at 21:00.
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  2.    06 Oct 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    Having this same concern. I too am using ESET Smart Sec. I just wish the Windows update was the same back then in windows 7 where you can see recommended/optional updates for drivers.
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  3.    14 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 64 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by axysjr View Post
    Having this same concern. I too am using ESET Smart Sec. I just wish the Windows update was the same back then in windows 7 where you can see recommended/optional updates for drivers.
    Anyone resolve this as I have the same issue? Eset 9 advised of a whole host of optional drivers updates but Windows update says I'm up-to-date and I can't find the optional updates anywhere unlike W7/8.
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  4.    24 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10

    I'm pretty sure no one on this forum can help. I posted about this exact issue a couple of weeks ago and the only response I got advised me to use a third party tool, which is hardly ideal. Think I might just go and use the technet forums instead.
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  5.    24 Apr 2016 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows10Pro 64Bit

    Just go to the maker of your laptop or desktop and check for updates their. If you are having no problems with your Windows 10 then I don't see why you would want to look for drivers anyhow. Installing a driver which windows is reporting as the latest could affect how your OS runs. Also could cause serious problems. But that's your choice.
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